Law professors remind us that violations of habeas corpus are against the law.
People who have it in their power to decline a resignation, nevertheless do not do so. By their cowardice, they cast their lot with the Maoists, and declare allegiance to tyrants on the rise.
Your select group finds itself isolated, condemned to impotence. When that happens, the final fall of the guillotine’s blade will be just as swift for the would-be saints as it was for their victims.
The greater good comes at a high price when you pay with your autonomy.
Mobs do not even want power or authority. They would not know what to do with power or authority if they acquired it. They merely want to destroy, and they want others to see them do it.
That poor guy is suffering so much. We all want to knock the policeman off, but the uniforms and the guns are too much. No one wants to get shot, and most of us are black.
Domestic law enforcement might become effective again, and the army would solve its recruiting problem. Moreover, each force could make better use of its training in its new role.
Looking over the calendar, history thinks, “If you thought impeachment was a big deal, just wait.”